Browse Publications Books R-188
1997-05-01

The Romance of Engines R-188

This book examines the development of the engine from a historical perspective. Originally published in Japanese, The Romance of Engines' English translation offers readers insight into lessons learned throughout the engine's history. This book belongs on the bookshelves of all engine designers, engine enthusiasts, and automotive historians.

Topics covered include:

  • Newcomen's Steam Engine
  • The Watt Steam Engine
  • Internal Combustion Engine
  • Nicolaus August Otto and His Engine
  • Sadi Carnot and the Adiabatic Engine
  • Radial Engines; Piston and Cylinder Problems
  • Engine Life
  • Problem of Cooling
  • Engine Compartments
  • Knocking; Energy Conservation
  • Bugatti; Volkswagon
  • Rolls Royce
  • Packard
  • Daimler-Benz DB601 Engine
  • and more!
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